I now live in Florida, but grew up in Boston. Stayed at the Loews for 3 nights to look at colleges with my daughter. Great Place! Centrally located in heart of city. Close to all colleges. Close to green line at both Arlington Station and Copley. Actually, easy walking to anywhere in downtown if you don't want to use the train. The hotel is beautiful and service is top notched. Staff bend over backwards to help in any situation (directions, restaurants...etc) Katie (? at desk from Tewks) very friendly and extremely helpful. Precinct bar/restaurant was great for breakfast but over-the-top for dinner. Best breakfast I've had in a while. Expensive but worth it. My daughter had the waffle and I had the brfst sandwich....awesome! Did not have dinner as it appeared very expensive and limited to choices. Seemed like everything else around hotel was 5 star dinning. I like the professional attire when traveling on business, but was trying to relax without the suit traveling with my daughter...if you know what I mean...Nothing close to hotel to sit back and enjoy watching the game in shorts. Kenmore stop or the Hayes Center had plenty of casual places, although it's about a 20 min walk.
If I had a vote, I'd recommend the precinct restaurant have some finger food added to their menu..at least at the bar area (chicken wings, cheese dip, nacho's...etc)
In sum....outstanding rooms....clean...modern...shiek....new...spacious
Staff.......the best!....Location to everything...great!
Would I stay again......without a doubt....
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- It's not often that a hotel embodies all that a city stands for, but the Loews Boston is just that place. Housed in the stately limestone building that was once home to the Boston Police Headquarters, our recently renovated boutique property is-like the city of Boston itself-a unique and unforgettable blend of historic charm, urbane sophistication and authentic New England hospitality. Our exclusive Back Bay location, which is ideally situated between three of Boston's hottest neighborhoods-the South End, the Theater District and the Back Bay-puts you in the heart of all that Boston has to offer, with everything you want to see or experience, including the shopping on Newbury Street, just moments away. If you are in town for an event at one of Boston's many colleges and universities, we offer effortless access to the campuses of Boston University, Boston College, Harvard, Northeastern, Emerson and Tufts Medical School, to name just a few. Our 225 spacious guestrooms, two luxury suites and an expansive Presidential Suite have been freshly renovated and bring you the ultimate in modern convenience and comfort. And our recently updated 1,024-square-foot Harrison Room-with its vaulted, 20-foot cathedral ceilings and crystal chandelier-is an unparalleled event space and the perfect location for your next intimate gathering. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Back Bay Hotel
- Hotel Back Bay
- Jurys Hotel Boston
- Jurys Boston Hotel